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Bishops Synod / Rebellion #213962

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 02, 1971
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(Studio) 2nd synod of bps. representatives rebellion against Vatican power.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Rome, Italy) Ukrainian bps. from North and South American and European cntrys. hold synod themselves. Pope Paul VI said they could meet but not with synod. Cardinal Josyf Slipyj claims authority over 6 million Ukrainian Catholics in USSR ; accuses Vatican of not protecting these Catholics from USSR persecution. Cardinal Slipyj and other bps. challenge Pope Paul.

Cronkite, Walter;
Dambo, Joe

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